On Thursday 12th December, Clapham and Collinge Solicitors hosted their third ‘Christmas Extravaganza’ event in support of our charity.

With a red carpet entrance and an elegantly decorated office, the much-anticipated event of the season featured plenty of festive fun, including roulette with professional croupiers, Christmas canapés from 7 Surrey Street, jazz with Manhattan Dusk, followed by raffle and auction.

We are delighted that the event raised over £1,300 to support our work to bring hope, opportunity, stability and independence to local children, young people and families.

Louis Hilldrup-Boorman, Marketing Manager at Clapham & Collinge said: ”I am delighted with the success of our third Christmas Extravaganza, which has certainly grown since its humble conception in 2017. Based on the feedback we’ve received, guests had a jolly good time and we raised a fantastic amount for The Benjamin Foundation. Thanks to the local businesses and the firm’s professional contacts for the incredibly generous raffle and auction prize donations, and a special thanks to DACS Design, Smith & Pinching and Home Buyer and Seller Advisory Services for sponsoring this year’s event”.

Chris Elliott, Marketing and Fundraising Manager at The Benjamin Foundation said: ”What a wonderful evening it was – we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and are once again hugely grateful for the amazing support of Clapham and Collinge! You’ve created a fantastic event with a real festive flavour and the opportunity for us to raise money and meet supporters old and new. Please accept a big thank you from me on behalf of The Benjamin Foundation”.

We were delighted that ‘That’s Norfolk TV’ also attended the Christmas Extravaganza and you can view their coverage of the event below:

Over the last few years Clapham and Collinge have supported us with fundraising activities including their Charity Lasting Power of Attorney schemes, participation in Norwich Sleep Out, sponsorship of our annual Butterfly Treasure Hunt and their Christmas Extravaganza events.

Thank you Clapham and Collinge for your continued support throughout 2019!

Our visits to Rose Meadow Care Home mix the generations and it really works. Everybody looks forward to it and it builds links within our community.

Town Tots and Kidzone staff member

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